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[audio]The House of the White Shadows - B. J. Farjeon
LibriVox recording of The House of the White Shadows by B. J. Farjeon. Read in English by Roger Melin Is a defense attorney bound to defend his client, or with his conscience, when he knows that the man he is defending is guilty of the charges against him after the trial has already commenced? And if friends hold a belief that he may have been aware of it before the trial commenced, yet they are endeared to the man and his family as upstanding and of the highest grade? Might it not become cause ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; crime; mystery; adventure
Downloads: 4,383
[audio]Chip, of the Flying U - B. M. Bower
LibriVox recording of Chip, of the Flying U by B.M. Bower. Cattleman J.G. Whittemore, owner of the Flying U ranch in Montana, trusts the task of meeting his sister at the train to only one man, Chip. Chip’s not too keen on women. In his experience they come in only a few types: prissy “sweet young thing”, annoying cowgirl, or old maid that wants to drag him to church. He isn’t prepared for Miss Della Whittemore, the “Little Doctor.” She turns the ranch upside down, but can she turn C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; western; cowboys; ranch; montana
Downloads: 2,775
[audio]The Lure of the Dim Trail - B.M. Bower
Phil Thurston was born on the range where the trails are dim and silent under the big sky. It was the place his father loved, the place he had to be. After the death of his father when he was five, his mother brought him back to the city, where he grew up and became a writer. To revive his stale writing, he returns to the West, and may just find what he is really missing. (Summary by A. Gramour) Narrated by Richard Kilmer, Lynne Thomson, and Timothy Luke...
Keywords: Western; cowboys; Montana; Librivox; audio; romance
Downloads: 1,785
[audio]The Persian Hidden Words - Bahá'u'lláh
LibriVox recording of The Persian Hidden Words, by Bahá'u'lláh. Translated by Anton Haddad. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. Kalimát-i-Maknúnih (کلمات مکنونه) or The Hidden Words is a book written in Baghdad around 1857 by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This work is written partly in Arabic and partly in Persian. The Hidden Words is written in the form of a collection of short utterances, 71 in Arabic and 82 in Persian, in which Bahá'u'lláh claims to have t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; faith; Bahá'í; Baha'i; Bahai; Bahá'u'lláh; Kalimát-i-Maknúnih; Hidden Words; Anton Haddad
Downloads: 8,737
[audio]The Arabic Hidden Words - Bahá'u'lláh
LibriVox recording of The Arabic Hidden Words, by Bahá'u'lláh. Translated by Hussein Rouhy. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. Kalimát-i-Maknúnih (کلمات مکنونه) or The Hidden Words is a book written in Baghdad around 1857 by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This work is written partly in Arabic and partly in Persian. The Hidden Words is written in the form of a collection of short utterances, 71 in Arabic and 82 in Persian, in which Bahá'u'lláh claims to have t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; faith; Bahá'í; Baha'i; Bahai; Bahá'u'lláh; Kalimát-i-Maknúnih; Hidden Words; Hussein Rouhy
Downloads: 13,863
[audio]Golden Dream, The - Ballantyne, R.M.
A thoroughly engaging, at times even harrowing, adventure tale set in the San Francisco gold rush. Detailed depiction of its time and place, complete with everything from mining techniques to societal attitudes. You'll feel like you're in the diggings. (Summary by Lee Elliott) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: gold rush; San Francisco; mining; golden dream
Downloads: 58,189
[audio]Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit - Baltasar Gracián
LibriVox recording of Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit, by Baltasar Gracián. Read by Redaer. Richtiges Leben und Regeln dazu. Wertvoll und hilfreich. (Summary by redaer) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Non-fiction; philosophy; Philosophie; German; Deutsch; Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit; Art of Worldly Wisdom; Baltasar Gracián; Arthur Schopenhauer
Downloads: 5,578
[audio]Bush Studies - Barbara Baynton
LibriVox recording of Bush Studies by Barbara Baynton. Read in English by Kirsty Leishman Bush Studies is a short story collection published in London in 1902. Baynton presents a grimly realist view of bush life in Australia for women in colonial Australia. She wrote in response to Henry Lawson's romantic depiction of bush life during the same era. - Summary by Kirsty Leishman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if a...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; australian women writers
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[audio]The Young Crusoe, or The Shipwrecked Boy - Barbara Hofland
LibriVox recording of The Young Crusoe, or The Shipwrecked Boy, by Barbara Hofland. The Young Crusoe, or The Shipwrecked Boy (1829) Novel. At the novel's opening, Charles Crusoe, thirteen years of age, asks his mother if he is related to the famous Robinson Crusoe, and is told that he is not. His future adventures, however, strongly resemble those of the earlier Crusoe. (Summary by Gutenberg Canada) M4B format available For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; adventure; children
Downloads: 1,245
[audio]The Barbadoes Girl - Barbara Hofland
LibriVox recording of The Barbadoes Girl by Barbara Hofland. Read by Chieko Steely "Matilda Sophia Hanson, whose father has recently died in their country of Barbadoes in the West Indies, must live for a time with family friends in England. The Harewood family is astonished at how spoiled, rude, and uneducated the child is. However, with seemingly endless patience and love, they help Matilda work to conquer her bad temper, and become a sensible, good, and well-informed young lady...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction
Downloads: 1,332
[audio]Kitty McCrae - A Galloping Rhyme - Barcroft Henry Boake
LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of Kitty McCrae - A Galloping Rhyme by Barcroft Henry Boake. This was the fortnightly poetry project for April 19th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem
Downloads: 1,433
[audio]Irish Idylls - Barlow, Jane
LibriVox recording of Irish Idylls by Jane Barlow. Read by James E. Carson Irish Idylls is a collection of short stories about Irish peasantry during the 19th Century. Ms Jane Barlow, an Irish lass, having, unbelievably, an uncertain date of birth, has a turn of phrase that delights and simultaneously enmeshes the reader/listener with compassion for her tableau. She captures the tune and lilt of dialogue so delightfully...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; short stories; Ireland; peasant life
Downloads: 1,735
[audio]Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States : part I - Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben
LibriVox recording of Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States : part I, by Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben. More commonly know as "The Blue Book" this publication was key to organizing the young American military in the Revolutionary War with England. This book served both as a regulation and a how-to manual. (Summary by David Olson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Blue book; Revolutionary War
Downloads: 487
[audio]Niels Klim's Journey Under the Ground - Baron Ludvig Holberg
LibriVox recording of Niels Klim's Journey Under the Ground, by Baron Ludvig Holberg. Read by Alan Winterrowd. Niels Klim's Underground Travels, originally published in Latin as Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum (1741) is a satirical science-fiction/fantasy novel written by Ludvig Holberg, a Norwegian-Danish dramatist, historian, and essayist, born in Bergen, Norway. It was his first and only novel...
Keywords: Librivox; Literature; AudioBooks; Fantasy; Satire; Adventure; Science Fiction
Downloads: 9,067 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Good Sense - Baron Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach
LibriVox recording of Good Sense, by Baron Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach. Read by Roger Melin. In 1770, Baron D'Holbach published his masterpiece, "Systeme de la Nature", which for a long time passed as the posthumous work of M. de Mirabaud. That text-book of "Atheistical Philosophy" caused a great sensation, and two years later, 1772, the Baron published this excellent abridgment of it, freed from arbitrary ideas; and by its clearness of expression, facility, and precision of style, rendered it mo...
Keywords: librivox; religion; psychology; philosophy, audiobook
Downloads: 10,059
[audio]The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Karen Savage. The classic story of the adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel in Revolutionary France. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B part 1(100MB) Download M4B part 2(100MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; adventure; revolution; spies; orczy; pimpernel
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[audio]El Dorado - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of El Dorado, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Karen Savage. El Dorado, by Baroness Orczy is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. It was first published in 1913. The novel is notable in that it is the partial basis for most of the film treatments of the original book. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; adventure; revolution; spies; orczy; pimpernel
Downloads: 113,925
[audio]Lord Tony's Wife - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of Lord Tony's Wife, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Another adventure of the Scarlet pimpernel! As the title suggests, it follows the story of Lord Tony and his wife, Yvonne. It is full of suspense adventure and romance. Lord Tony and Yvonne elope after some disturbing happenings including an angry mob and an assault on Yvonne by her own father. Later a man set on revenge and with the help of Chauvelin steal Yvonne away, and Lord Tony must go to the Scarlet Pimpernel for assistanc...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; France; French Revolution; Scarlet Pimpernel
Downloads: 3,014
[audio]The Emperor's Candlesticks - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of The Emperor's Candlesticks, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Kevin Green. When a group of Russian anarchists kidnap a Russian prince in Vienna there are repercussions. On learning that the Cardinal d'Orsay has agreed to convey some hollow candlesticks from the Emperor to the Princess Marionoff in St Petersburg, two spies both see the possibility of using them to convey messages safely into Russia...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; historical-fiction; spy-stories
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[audio]The Old Man in the Corner - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Librivox recording of The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Created by Baroness Orczy, author of the famous Scarlet Pimpernel series, The Old Man in the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories. The Old Man relies mostly upon sensationalistic "penny dreadful" newspaper accounts, with the occasional courtroom visit for extra laughs...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; mystery; London; The Old Man in the Corner; Baroness Orczy
Downloads: 52,937 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Castles in the Air - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Lars Rolander. Baroness Emma Orczy (full name: Emma ("Emmuska") Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi) (September 23, 1865 – November 12, 1947) was a British novelist, playwright and artist of Hungarian noble origin. She was most notable for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Castles in the Air, a short novel or perhaps more like a collection of short stories with memories of a Fre...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Ratichon; Paris
Downloads: 14,675
[audio]The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Dramatically read by various volunteers. Baroness Emma ("Emmuska") Orczy (September 23, 1865 – November 12, 1947) was a British novelist, playwright and artist of Hungarian origin. She was most notable for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; dramatic reading; adventure; suspense; French Revolution; spies; spy novels
Downloads: 30,483
[audio]The Scarlet Pimpernel (Version 2) - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. In the year 1792, the French Revolution is in the midst of its bloodiest stage. Aristocrats are being executed left and right by the Republic when the guillotine begins to be repeatedly cheated of aristocratic victims due to a series of daring rescues carried out by a mysterious hero known only as “The Scarlet Pimpernel.” Nothing is known about this person, save that he is a master of disguise, has saved dozens of lives,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; french revolution; england; spy; adventure; mystery
Downloads: 1,956
[audio]The Elusive Pimpernel - Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865-1947)
LibriVox recording of The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. Read by Karen Savage. First Published in 1908, The Elusive Pimpernel is the 4th book in the classic adventure series about the Scarlet Pimpernel. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; french revolution; scarlet pimpernel
Downloads: 38,213 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel (Dramatic Reading) - Baroness Orczy
LibriVox recording of The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel The last of the famous "Scarlet Pimpernel" books, the "Triumph" tells the story of the final confrontation between the Scarlet Pimpernel and his nemesis, Chauvelin. Set at the end of the Reign of Terror, the fortunes of all rise and fall along with the French Revolutionary government. (Summary by Beth Thomas) Cast list: Narrator: Bob Neufeld Scarlet Pimpernel/Sir Percy: Jason Mills Theresia Cabarrus: Amanda Friday Chauvelin: Bob Neufeld ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; adventure; Mystery; french revolution; england; France
Downloads: 492
[audio]Lady Molly of Scotland Yard - Baroness Orczy
LibriVox recording of Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness Orczy. Read by J. M. Smallheer Lady Molly of Scotland Yard is a collection of short stories about Molly Robertson-Kirk, an early fictional female detective. It was written by Baroness Orczy, who is best known as the creator of The Scarlet Pimpernel, but who also invented two immortal turn-of-the-century detectives in The Old Man in the Corner and Lady Molly of Scotland Yard...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; mystery; detective stories
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[audio]The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Orczy
LibriVox recording of The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. Written by Baroness Orczy and first published in 1919, The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. The book consists of eleven short stories about Sir Percy Blakeney's exploits in rescuing various aristos and French citizens from the clutches of the guillotine...
Keywords: fiction; scarlet; pimpernel; orczy; short stories; classic; audiobooks; librivox
Downloads: 19,491
[audio]I Will Repay - Baroness Orczy
LibriVox recording of I Will Repay by Baroness Orczy. Read by Annie Kirkpatrick This is a sequel novel to the Scarlet Pimpernel. The second Pimpernel book written by Orczy, it comes (chronologically) third in the series and should be read after Sir Percy Leads the Band and before The Elusive Pimpernel.(Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Scarlet Pimpernel; adventure; French Revolution; historical fiction
Downloads: 4,202
[audio]History of a Life - Barry Cornwall
LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of History of a Life by Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall). This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 18th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Humor, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, Satire; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 7,524
[audio]If Winter Don't - Barry Pain
LibriVox recording of If Winter Don't by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. Barry Pain's parody takes a sharp knife to ASM Hutchinson's best selling novel 'If Winter Comes'. We follow the professional and marital decline of long suffering (and loving it), Luke Sharper, as his marriage to Mabel flounders while his love for Jona flourishes. It could only end in tears.....Or could it? ( Summary by Nigel Boydell ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; parody; Luke Sharper; public domain; humor
Downloads: 1,280
[audio]Eliza - Barry Pain
LibriVox recording of Eliza by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. A gentle, yet deliciously humourous series of brief anecdotes, that follow the mundane, though surprisingly hazard strewn lives of our rather pompous main character, and his long suffering wife, Eliza. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Humor
Downloads: 2,871 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Marge Askinforit - Barry Pain
LibriVox recording of Marge Askinforit, by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfunctional family, and delights in relating every cringing, if not wholly accurate, minutiae of her exciting private life. (Summary by Nigel Boydell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), plea...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; parody; comedy; fiction; memoir
Downloads: 1,159
[audio]A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies - Bartolomé de las Casas
LibriVox recording of A Brief Account oof the Destruction of the Indies, by Bartolomé de las Casas. Read by Arnie Horton. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 (published in 1552) about the mistreatment of the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of Spain...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; non-fiction; history; genocide; natives; Americas; Indians; conquest; atrocities; religion
Downloads: 1,618
[audio]Officer 666 - Barton Wood Currie & Augustin McHugh
LibriVox recording of Officer 666 by Barton Wood Currie and Augustin McHugh. Read by Roger Melin. Bored with his life as a wealthy businessman's only son, Travers Gladwin learns of a plot by a renowned art burglar to rob his house, so rather than thwart the planned burglary, he borrows a police uniform from a friend and decides to confront the robber by posing as an officer. When the burglar arrives at the house, he tries to pass himself off as Travers Gladwin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; comedy; farce; madcap
Downloads: 11,219 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Paul the Dauntless - Basil Joseph Mathews
LibriVox recording of Paul the Dauntless, by Basil Joseph Mathews. Read by David Leeson. “We shall in this book try to go in the footsteps of Paul. It will not be all easy traveling for any of us, to journey with this daring explorer of the Unseen; there is some steep hill-climbing, some scrambling over boulders, long flat tramps over the plain, and dangerous sea-journeys for anyone who will attempt really to follow the life of this man whose eager brain was ever ‘Voyaging on strange seas of...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; Paul; Saint Paul; Apostle
Downloads: 6,075
[audio]The Wild Olive - Basil King
LibriVox recording of The Wild Olive by Basil King. Read in English by Simon Evers Norrie Ford, having been unfairly convicted of murder, has escaped. A lucky chance finds him being rescued by a mysterious girl (the Wild Olive of the title), who sets him up with a new life under a new name in Argentina. He makes such a success of his time there that he is posted back to New York by the company he works for – but not before he has become engaged to be married...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 1,137
[audio]The Hexaemeron - Basil of Caesarea
LibriVox recording of The Hexaemeron, by Basil of Caesarea. Read by Jonathan Lange. The Hexaemeron is the title of nine homilies delivered by St. Basil on the the cosmogony of the opening chapters of Genesis. When and where they were delivered is quite uncertain. They are Lenten sermons, delivered at both the morning and evening services, and appear to have been listened to by working men. (Hom. iii...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; religion; Christianity; homilies; Genesis; creation; sermons; oratories
Downloads: 2,726
[audio]Mother Goose in Prose - Baum, L. Frank
Whether Mother Goose was a real person or a myth, the songs that are attributed to her name are what we remember from our childhood. Some of these nursery rhymes are complete tales in themselves. There are others which are mere suggestions, leaving the imagination to weave in the details of the story. Many of the rhymes’ origins even at the time of this book’s writing could be traced back decades or centuries...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; fairy tale; children
Downloads: 68,920
[audio]The Enchanted Island of Yew - Baum, L. Frank
A fairy has become bored with her life, and convinces some young girls to transform her into a human boy so she can go on adventures. The adventures come fast and furious, as the newly-named Prince Marvel explores the surrounding kingdoms. A masochistic squire accompanies Marvel, helping him with assorted kings, knights, dragons, and other medieval menaces along the way. (Summary by Ted Delorme) Read by Ted Delorme For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; fairy tale
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[audio]History of the United States, Vol. IV - Beard, Charles A., and Beard, Mary R.
LibriVox recording of History of the United States Part IV, The West and Jacksonian Democracy, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard, read by LibriVox volunteers. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-le...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; history; United States history; Charles Beard; Mary Beard
Downloads: 30,131
[audio]Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter - Beatrix Potter
Librivox recording of The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter. Born in Victorian London on July 28th, 1866, Beatrix Potter created some of the best-loved children's stories of all time. Starting with Peter Rabbit and moving through the rest of these delightful tales, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter will warm the hearts both of those who remember her fondly from their childhoods and those who discover for the first time the magic of these timeless stories...
Keywords: librivox; literature; children; audiobook
Downloads: 150,618
[audio]The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter - Beatrix Potter
Librivox recording of The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter. Read by Jenny Lundak, Jefferson Montoya and Maeson Montoya The Treasury contains nineteen stories written by Beatrix Potter. The most famous story is Peter Rabbit, which features a naughty young rabbit who learns the value of listening to his mother. (Summary by Jenny Lundak) M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org.
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Peter Rabbit; children's stories
Downloads: 51,873
[audio]All the Brothers Were Valiant - Ben Ames Williams
LibriVox recording of All the Brothers Were Valiant by Ben Ames Williams. Read by Roger Melin Joel Shore, newly appointed captain of the whaling ship Nathan Ross following his brother's apparent demise as captain of the same ship, elects to make his first cruise as captain to the very location where his brother had last been seen - the Gilbert Islands, in order to try to learn more about what happened to his brother...
Keywords: brothers; valiant; fiction; adventure; williams; audio books; librivox
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[audio]The Dueling Machine - Ben Bova
LibriVox recording of The Dueling Machine, by Ben Bova. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). The Dueling Machine is the solution to settling disputes without injury. After you and your opponent select weapons and environments you are injected into an artificial reality where you fight to the virtual death… but no one actually gets hurt. That is, until a warrior from the Kerak Empire figures a way to execute real-world killings from within the machine...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 16,887 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Gargoyles - Ben Hecht
LibriVox recording of Gargoyles by Ben Hecht. Read by Roger Melin The author, Ben Hecht, was a prolific writer as well as a renowned screenwriter, producer, and director of films. His screenwriting skills include some of the most popular films of Hollywood's golden era, including "Gone With the Wind", "Wuthering Heights", "Spellbound", and "Scarface", to name but a few. Hecht had already established himself as a novelist and an author of short stories when "Gargoyles" was published...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Hecht; Gargoyles; Relationships; Family; Adultery; Friendship; Ethics; Morals; Ego; Politics; Social classes; character development; Values
Downloads: 1,930
[audio]To Celia - Ben Jonson
LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Open Window by Edward Rowland Sill. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 27th, 2011. Edward Rowland Sill, American poet and educator, was born in Windsor, Connecticut. He was a modest and charming man, a graceful essayist, a sure critic. His contribution to American poetry is small but of fine quality. His best poems, such as "The Venus of Milo," "The Fool's Prayer" and "Opportunity," gave him a high place among the minor poets o...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance
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[audio]The Forest - Ben Jonson
LibriVox recording of The Forest, by Ben Jonson. Read by Sheldon Greaves. The Forest is a short collection of Ben Jonson's poetry. This collection of fifteen poems first appeared in the 1616 first folio of his collected works. (Summary by Sheldon Greaves) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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[audio]The Alchemist - Ben Jonson
LibriVox recording of The Alchemist, by Ben Jonson. Read by a full cast. An outbreak of plague in London forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of his butler, Jeremy. Jeremy uses the opportunity given to him to use the house as the headquarters for fraudulent acts. He transforms himself into 'Captain Face', and enlists the aid of Subtle, a fellow conman and Dol Common, a prostitute...
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[audio]Simplex Munditiis - Ben Jonson
LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Simplex Munditiis by Ben Jonson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 26, 2012. Ben Jonson was an English poet and playwright. He had a huge influence on both the theatre of his day and that which came after. Much of his poetry was inspired by the classical world of Ancient Greece and Rome. He also wrote a lot of satirical poetry on everyday topics, of which this poem is one such example...
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[audio]A Theologico-Political Treatise - Benedict de Spinoza
LibriVox recording of A Theologico-Political Treatise by Benedict de Spinoza. (Translated by R. H. M. Elwes.) Read in English by Chiquito Crasto Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most controversial texts of the early modern period. It was a preemptive defense of Spinoza's later work, Ethics, published posthumously in 1677, for which he anticipated harsh criticism...
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